Top 5 destinations for digital nomads
For a digital nomad there are several aspects to take into account, since it is not only about choosing paradisiacal beaches and towns far from civilization with good internet connection, but a large part of their success is the creation of a network of contacts in different parts of the world and to speak at least Spanish and English. For this reason and according to our experience we recommend our top 5 of the best destinations for digital nomads:
Australia’s third largest city, after Sydney and Melbourne and the capital of the State of Queensland. Depending on your nationality, you will have to make the corresponding inquiries of the visa process and bear in mind that Australia in general is an expensive country, but once you have arrived it opens up great opportunities in terms of business and will dazzle you with the beauty of its landscapes, beaches and the security the country offers.
Brisbane is a city with a remarkably interesting and active entrepreneurial ecosystem, where every week you will find many networking events to attend, depending on the industry you are in and your interests.
Brissie as it is called locally, is a very modern city with impressive architecture and a perfect place to raise seed investment if you have a project in the early stages of development. since the network of investors that you can access is wide. In addition to the above, and due to its proximity to the Asian continent, there are particularly good options to connect with this market.
In this area of Australia there are unique places like The Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays (listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world), The Gold Coast and Byron Bay, a town with a surfing environment, digital nomads, hippies and backpackers, a paradise you cannot miss.
Capital of the People’s Republic of China, the second largest economy in the world, opens the opportunity to generate a great network of contacts allowing you to create business opportunities. Although there is a barrier in terms of language, being able to speak English will allow you to navigate this city. We recommend you learn a little bit about their culture in business, as this will be key to your success.
If you are interested and passionate about Chinese culture and want to travel the country, Beijing is a highly recommended city, otherwise it can be a cultural blow, which can make the experience bitter.
This city allows you to visit amazing places like The Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City and other very interesting sites to learn about the Chinese culture.
One of the best European cities to visit is Barcelona, because of its climate, cost of living and technological development. Here, is where every year the Mobile World Congress takes place, this, added to other characteristics, has made the city position itself as one of the coveted ecosystems for digital entrepreneurs. There are more than 1000 startups and more than 50% of Spanish investments are made in this city.
Whether you are a digital nomad with your own business, or a digital nomad looking for freelance work, this city offers you the opportunity to grow your network of contacts.
As for leisure, you have the vibrant Mediterranean beaches, Barceloneta, cultural places such as La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí’s houses, Park Güell, among others, not to mention the exquisite food and wines.
Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico. It offers you a cosmopolitan environment to generate excellent contacts and therefore create good business opportunities. It is a quieter city than Mexico City and is recognized as the Silicon Valley of that country.
It is a very active city in terms of networking events and likewise getting investment for your projects is a very good option.
You can explore Mexican culture, a good mix of Mariachis, tequila, tacos and tortas drowned that you are sure to love. From this city you are an hour and a half from the town called Tequila where you can take tours in the farms that produce it and you are relatively close to the beautiful beaches of the Mexican Pacific.
Known as the City of Eternal Spring and the second largest and most important city in Colombia, after its capital Bogotá. It is a highly active city in terms of business and was chosen as the most innovative city of the world in 2013 and in the same year it was chosen as the best city to do business in Latin America.
The Paisas, as their local population are known, are very charismatic, friendly, and proactive people. If you are planning to visit South America, Medellín is a city you are going to love, with its highly recommended local food and a must for a digital nomad to make contacts.
Around this city you can visit traditional and colourful Colombian towns such as Guatapé, Santa Fé de Antioquia, Jardín, among others.
Regardless the area of the world you are in, we have shared with you a strategically positioned city so you can grow your network of contacts to help you with your future trips and projects.